Racing News

Post Time Chasing Graded Glory in General George (G3)

Faces Four Other Multiple Stakes Winners in Feb. 17 Sprint
Co-Headlines Winter Carnival with $200K Barbara Fritchie (G3)

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Maryland champion Post Time, riding a two-stakes win streak, wheels back in three weeks against a lineup that includes Grade 3 hero Greeley and Ben and three other multiple stakes winners in the $200,000 General George (G3) Saturday, Feb.17 at Laurel Park.

Trainer Cal Lynch Registers 1,000th Career Victory Saturday

Ireland Native Reaches Milestone with 4YO Gelding Mosler Time

LAUREL, MD – Durr Racing Stable and Shawn Newsome’s 4-year-old gelding Mosler Time, making just his second lifetime start and first with blinkers, collared pacesetter Second Wave at the top of the stretch and powered home an easy winner to give trainer Cal Lynch his 1,000th career victory in Saturday’s finale at Laurel Park.

Forest Boyce Rides 1,000th Career Winner Friday at Laurel

Maryland Native Reaches Milestone on 3YOF Determined Driver

LAUREL, MD – D Hatman Thoroughbreds’ Determined Driver reeled in favored I’m a Cutie Pie in deep stretch and pulled clear to give jockey Forest Boyce her 1,000th career victory Friday at Laurel Park.

Champion Luna Belle: ‘She’s Going to Have a Great Life’

Multiple Stakes Winner Sold as Broodmare, Booked to Mage
Trainer Brittany Russell has Four Triple Crown Nominees
Live Racing Resumes Friday, 3YO Stakes Closing Saturday

LAUREL, MD – Deborah Greene was in Kentucky this week to watch Luna Belle, the best horse she ever owned and the last foal her late father ever saw, go through the sales ring. For Greene, it was a process both bittersweet and tinged with excitement.

$200,000 General George (G3) Attracts 24 Nominations

G1 Winner Daddysruby Tops Nominees to Barbara Fritchie (G3)
Sprints Headline Four Stakes Worth $600,000 in Purses Feb. 17

LAUREL, MD – Veteran campaigners Greeley and Ben, Little Vic and Super Chow, all with Grade 3 credentials, head a list of nine multiple stakes winners among 24 horses nominated to the $200,000 General George (G3) Saturday, Feb. 17 at Laurel Park.

Apprentice Jean Aguilar Rides First Two U.S. Winners Friday

Puerto Rico Native Scores Back-to-Back Victories at Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD – Less than a month after venturing to the United States from his native Puerto Rico, 10-pound apprentice Jean Aguilar rode his first two domestic winners Friday at Laurel Park.

Aguilar, 18, scored with Taking Risks Stable and Louis Ulman’s 3-year-old gelding Malinois ($12.80) in Race 2 for trainer Phillip Capuano, and the John Robb-trained No Guts No Glory homebred mare Bandits Warrior ($6.40) in Race 4.

Prodigy Doll Pointed for Third Try at $200,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3)

Winter Heritage Meet Scheduled to Resume with 10-Race Program Friday
Trainer Lynch, Jockey Boyce Nearing 1,000 Career Win Milestone
Nominations for Four Winter Carnival Stakes Feb. 17 Due Saturday

LAUREL, MD – HnR Nothhaft Horse Racing’s 6-year-old stakes-winning mare Prodigy Doll is being pointed to a third straight run in the $200,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) following her dominant 4 ½-length victory Sunday at Laurel Park.

Post Time Rolls to Easy Victory in $75,000 Jennings

Malibu Moonshine Narrow Winner of $75,000 Geisha
Guanare, Roanan Goddess Take First 3YO Stakes in Maryland

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Post Time, patiently ridden by jockey Sheldon Russell, trailed early before working his way between horses in the stretch and powering to a popular 6 ½-length triumph in Sunday’s $75,000 Jennings at Laurel Park.

Concepcion Credits Maryland for Championship Season

Teenager Earns Eclipse Award as Leading Apprentice Rider

LAUREL, MD – His first career win came in Louisiana, and he now calls Kentucky home, but newly crowned Eclipse Award-winning apprentice jockey Axel Concepcion is most grateful for the place where he cultivated his championship season – in Maryland.

MJC Cancels Friday’s 10-Race Program at Laurel Park

Live Racing Scheduled to Resume Saturday with 11:40 A.M. Post
Saturday Features $100,000 Spectacular Bid, Xtra Heat for 3YOs

LAUREL, MD – Adverse weather conditions from last weekend’s winter storm and an ongoing forecast for rain throughout the Mid-Atlantic region has caused the Maryland Jockey Club to cancel Friday’s 10-race program at Laurel Park.

Laurel, Pimlico Race Course, Rosecroft Raceway and the MJC OTB network will remain open for simulcasting.